Last updated on April 2019

Prediction of Outcome of Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation Using the Electrical Activity of the Diaphragm


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Respiratory Failure
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients ready to undergo an SBT based on the decision of the clinical team.
  • Patients ventilated for at least 24 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients younger than 18 years-old
  • Contraindication to NAVA catheter insertion (e.g., recent surgery, bleeding)
  • Central Neurological disorder (hemorrhage, tumor, massive stroke, etc.) heavily influencing breathing pattern
  • Surgical patients expected to be extubated within 12 hours.

Recruitment Status: Open


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